First Posted: 11/17/2014
Winter high school sports teams began official practices Monday in preparation for the upcoming season.
The winter teams can begin scrimmages with other schools Nov. 22 and are allowed to play their first non-league games Dec. 5.
Lake-Lehman has basketball games set for Dec. 5 with the girls playing Southern Lehigh in the Lady Cougars Tip Off Tournament at Hazleton Area and the boys playing at Crestwood. Most other Back Mountain teams begin play Dec. 6.
Wyoming Valley Conference competition opens Dec. 9 in boys and girls swimming, Dec. 17 in wrestling, Jan. 2 in girls basketball and Jan. 3 in boys basketball.